[LMB] was Poison Ivy, now flora and fauna, OT:

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed May 23 00:13:07 BST 2012

On May 22, 2012, at 3:08 PM, Katherine Collett wrote:

> On May 22, 2012, at 12:47 PM, Jeff Shultz wrote:
>> Lots of people confuse the two. The only way I keep them straight is
>> to remember a line from H. Beam Piper's Little Fuzzy series (I think
>> it was the second book, Fuzzy Sapiens) where it's explained how to
>> remember that "Fauna" is the male of the pair Flora and Fauna. Ben
>> Rainsford's Fuzzies, IIRC.  :-)
> Or, flowers are flora, fauns (and fawns) are fauna.  That always worked for me.
> Katherine

It never was a question.   I always knew what flowers were since I learned to talk, and shortly after learned what fawns are.

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